A serious stabbing has sent a 19-year-old female to hospital in critical condition and her 26-year-old attacker to jail.
Police say that on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, just before 3:30 pm the victim was sitting outside in the 400 block of Edmonton Street when a man approached and began to argue with her. The suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the upper body several times. He then stole a backpack from a 39-year old male and threatened him before leaving.
A search by police located the suspect and were able to place him under arrest after a short foot pursuit.
On July 11, 2018, at approximately 3:20 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of a female stabbed in the area of Edmonton Street and Quappelle Avenue. Upon arrival, a 19-year-old female was located with several stab wounds to the upper body. She was transported to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable where she remains at this time.
Miguel Gerald Thomas from Winnipeg has been charged for his alleged involvement with Robbery, Possess Weapon, Carry Concealed Weapon, and Utter Threats.
He was detained in custody.
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